2021 REACH: Provider Education - Sepsis

Despite the importance of documentation we recognize that our medical training did not provide us with the necessary education for good documentation practices.  Additionally, the rules around coding and documentation change annually.  What may be the case now, may not be so a year from now

For further study:
Despite the importance of documentation we recognize that our medical training did not provide us with the necessary education for good documentation practices.  Additionally, the rules around coding and documentation change annually.  What may be the case now, may not be so a year from now

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

*This content is not related to products or business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest
**There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.


Commercial Support:
No commercial support was received for this activity.​​​​​​
 

Target Audience

Physicians, Fellows, Residents,  Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists across the system.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:

•Review the quality measures involving Sepsis

•Define the sepsis related clinical terminology 

•Recognize the critical components of Sepsis documentation for accurate hospital coding

•Identify documentation reasons for Sepsis denials and how to avoid them

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/15/2019
Course expires: 
03/31/2022

Planners/Authors: 

This activity was planned, reviewed, edited, and approved for use as the curriculum for the Baylor Scott & White Health organization by:

Author:

Dr. Elizabeth Aguirre, MD
Asst. Professor of Medicine TAMHSC COM, Clinical Documentation Accuracy Program (CDAP)

Planners:

Dr. Sunita Varghees, MD
Vice President, STEEP Care, CTX Division

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
*This content is not related to products or business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest
**There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.

Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health, designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC:  Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
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